07 Jan Watch Communications Acquires Sit-CO an Indiana-Based Internet Service Provider
This acquisition furthers the Watch goal in serving residents and businesses among underserved communities throughout the Midwest
LIMA, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Watch Communications today announced the acquisition of Sit-CO, a fiber and fixed-wireless broadband solutions provider based in Evansville, Indiana. This acquisition expands the Watch network to Evansville, Princeton, Mount Vernon, Boonville and other rural areas of Southwestern Indiana. Watch will continue to provide the same high-quality services offered by Sit-CO to its customers and will be expanding to specific unserved areas as part of the FCC’s Connect America program.
“We are pleased to welcome Sit-CO’s team and customer base to the Watch family,” said Chris Daniels, President and CEO of Watch Communications. “The Sit-CO network provides a solid baseline from which we will launch new areas of coverage in unserved and underserved areas of Southwestern Indiana. Moreover, Watch is committed to improving the experience of existing Sit-CO customers through phased improvements to our newly-acquired infrastructure.”
This acquisition increases Watch’s subscriber base by over 2,200 residential and enterprise customers and brings a substantial facility for the expansion of its data center operations. Watch will continue to deliver TV, voice, Internet, and other related services from this full-service data center. The company’s Evansville, Indiana office will now serve as the base of operation for Southern Indiana and Illinois.
About Watch Communications
Founded in 1992, Watch Communications is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) using a combination of fixed wireless and fiber technologies to serve residential and enterprise customers throughout Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Watch Communications began as a wireless cable TV provider and expanded service offerings in 1998 to include the Internet. Since its creation, Watch Communications has focused on unserved and underserved small and rural markets.
Lindsey Gardner, Watch Communications Media Requests, (419) 999-2824, [email protected]